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Xtranormal - Create an Avatar and a short
movie to do a book review, biography, or even explain a math problem. A must for any Language Arts/English teacher. Packed with resources and lessons.

Technology Tutorials

Wordsmith-Internet Anagram: A great introduction to a lesson on anagrams.

Wordle -Site to create Word Clouds

Edmodo - Social Learning for classroom.

Pirate Pad - This website offers collaborative word documents you can see in real time

Non-profit organization that provides free high quality educational activities on the web

Newspaper Archive: Find tens of millions of millions of historical newspaper articles, dating back to 1759.

Free on line Typing Tutor

The Story: Real stories about and by real people.

Photot-editing - Photo editing web templates, filters, color palettes, screen capture and more.

Diigo - Bookmark sites and add your own highlights and sticky notes.

Polling site - use cell phones to respond

Time Toast - create timelines.

CTE websites.rtf
More helpful sites

Wall Wisher - This is a new way to communicate. Post notes on a wall.

Nortell - This site from the telecommunications company has a large selection of teacher materials including video's, lesson plans, and resources for IT careers, ethics, safety and more.

Virtual Field Trip - View or create a virtual field trip to the setting of a book you students are reading.

Glogster - Students can create multimedia poster presentations.

Cornell note taking - a great way to organize notes

Career Clusters

Teacher Tools

NC Career Clusters Guide

Google Search Tools

NC Career Clusters—contains many teacher tools

Building Career Pathways, Educator's Edition

Teach-nology -This site boasts 28,000 free lesson plans for K-12 classrooms and a variety of tips, printable worksheets, and games for all subjects.

Career Pathways: A Focus on Biotechnology

Curriki - The names of this site's main sections "Find, Contribute, and Connect" give you a sense its offerings. Teachers can search through a collection of math, science, language arts, and social studies lesson plans. - STEM, expanding options for women and girls in science, technology and math.

Wiki-Teacher-a  Wikipedia for teachers, by teachers.